One hundred million dollars is a lot of money. At the average US price, it can buy over 500 homes. Here’s what it looks like stacked up on a pallet in $100 bills:
One billion dollars is 10 of those pallets:
The malignant and horrifically metastasizing tumor that calls itself our federal government spends that much every 2.5 hours.
Obviously, looting “the rich” is not going to pay for the ongoing spending spree. What is less obvious is why the economy hasn’t already collapsed.
If your heart can take it, refer to Demonocracy.info to see what a whole year of federal spending looks like.
On a tip from AC.